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SPRING/SUMMER in Kensington/Chelsea London, 2 Bedrooms/3 Rooms, No Booking Fee

Bedrooms 2
Space 548 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Freshly redecorated, 2nd floor, 2 quiet bedrooms, living room with new kitchen

*New windows with acoustic glass* and *New top quality bed mattress*. Freshly redecorated, cleanly presented 2 double bedrooms, with separate living room/lounge (third room) in a renovated apartment within a period building. Sole apartment occupying the entire second floor freshly decorated with a new kitchen and appliances, new bathroom, new flooring & new windows & window blinds. Light & airy decor throughout the apartment.

Free WiFi / Free internet / Free telephone calls (free UK landline calls within phone package). Heating in every room.

The property comprises:

-Living/dining room with: large sofa/couch (which can open into a double sofa bed/clic-clac), armchair, coffee table, side table, foot stool, dining table, 6 chairs & high definition HD television/TV. This room has a bright open outlook with 2 new windows with acoustic glass onto the street.

-2 double bedrooms at the rear of the apartment overlook mature gardens. The bedrooms are quiet & private and separated from each other, and separate from the living room area. Master bedroom has: double bed, 2 bed side tables, large chest of drawers, extensive fitted wardrobes and a new window. Second bedroom has: double bed, 2 bed side tables, tall chest of drawers & wardrobe.

-New modern semi-open plan kitchen with all new appliances: cooker, 4 ring induction hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer & microwave with grill. Plus kettle, toaster, coffee maker, Nespresso machine. All essential cooking utensils provided. 6 person dining service/tableware.

-New modern bathroom with: WC, sink, full size bath tub with a shower & screen. Storage cupboards.

My apartment is in Chelsea, within the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, by Redcliffe Square, in-between Fulham Road & Old Brompton Road.

There are many bus-stops close-by.

The nearest underground/tube station is Earl’s Court Station which is on both the Piccadilly Line and District Line. The Piccadilly Line provides a direct service to Heathrow Airport & to the Eurostar Terminal at King's Cross St Pancras Station. PLUS, there is an 'EasyBus' mini-bus stop within walking distance at West Brompton, which provides a direct service to Gatwick Airport).

Also, nearby is West Brompton Train Station which provides trains to Gatwick Airport and to the suburbs to visit Windsor Castle or Hampton Court Palace and to the Harry Potter Exhibition north of London!

A Bicycle Hire Station is close-by on Harcourt Terrace.

Plus, the Thames River boats are nearby at Chelsea Embankment.

More Details

Caroline @HomeAway
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

About Caroline @HomeAway

I am the property owner. You are welcome to contact me with any queries - by email or telephone. No agent enquiries please.

Caroline @HomeAway purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Caroline @HomeAway chose Kensington

Fantastic central London location in Zone 1, close to all public transportation networks, including bike hire. The nearest tube & mini-bus stops are direct to 2 London Airports and the Eurostar Terminal. A wonderful mix of unique Chelsea & everyday essentials are all near by. Many supermarkets, coffee shops, restaurants, pubs, take-aways, banks etc nearby.

What makes this apartment unique

Very convenient central London location with easy access to all public transportation networks: tubes, trains, buses, bike hire, river boat & of course London black cabs/taxis. Ideal location to enjoy all of London - for your holidays, for longer stays or a business trip. Whether you want to enjoy the tourist sights or shop all-day! 10 minutes taxi from Harrods department store and the Museums of South Kensington! Ideal combination of essential everyday shops plus exciting variation of restaurants & bars within easy reach. The nearby overground train line takes you to the Harry Potter exhibition near Watford (north of London), or to the suburbs to visit Windsor Castle or Hampton Court Palace.

An ideal location to stay in if you have business at Olympia Exhibition Centre. Convenient location if visiting or working at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital on Fulham Road.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I took my family with me on a business trip to London (November 21st – 30th 2012.) We had an amazing time and a big factor was choosing this apartment was. Firstly we had pre-arranged to check-in very late at night (arriving from Gatwick) & were still welcomed warmly. The apartment was comfortable, really clean, and looked like the website photos. The location was excellent: close to two tube stations with bus stops everywhere. Round the corner are grocery stores & numerous restaurants & pubs. There was even a gym near the tube station. It was close to everything we needed (including Starbucks!) We'll be back next year. Thanks Caroline! 5/5
Nov 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kensington in London

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 548 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Full bathtub with shower. Storage cupboards. Towels provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sofa-bed
  • 2 bedrooms with double beds in each, wardrobes, chest of drawers, bed side tables with table lamps. Plus a double sofa-bed/pull-out/clic-clac in the living room. Bedding & linens provided.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
I will try to assist with special requests, whenever possible. Please ask me first.


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SPRING/SUMMER in Kensington/Chelsea London, 2 Bedrooms/3 Rooms, No Booking Fee
average rating of 4.8809524 based on 44 reviews

Comfy and very clean flat with excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Caroline, the owner, is very responsive and accommodating. I received prompt responses to my inquiries, and Caroline's transaction instructions are very straightforward. We had to add a day to our stay (fortunately there was a vacancy) and leave early in the morning on the last day and Caroline was able to accommodate our schedule.

The flat was very clean when we arrived. Caroline was there to greet us and help us get settled. The flat is as represented in the advertisement. Modern, clean and comfortable. There are double beds in the two bedrooms, and a fold-out double sofa bed in the front room. The bathroom was spotless with several cabinets for use for toiletries.

The flat is located on the third floor and there is no elevator.

The property is located on a very busy one-way street but once the front windows were closed it was very quiet, especially in the back of the flat where the two bedrooms are located. Other than the traffic, the neighborhood was also very quiet, especially after 10 pm.

The location of the property is in a safe neighborhood, even after dark we felt at ease walking from the tube station to the flat.

As Caroline mentions in the listing, the flat is a ten minute walk to the Earls Court underground tube station. There are two grocery stores in the area, and several excellent restaurants within easy walking distance.

Caroline is a very professional landlord and her flat is a wonderful place to stay in London. When my wife and I return to London, we intend to stay there again.

John G.


  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Ontario. Canada

Cosy apartment

  • 4 of 5

Overall a smooth experience from start to finish. Caroline met us at the apartment to familiarize us with all the things we would need for our stay and gave us some excellent local knowledge tips. As advertised the apartment had good facilities such as washer/dryer and well equipped kitchen. While the road on which the apartment is situated is very busy, the bedrooms at the rear of the apartment are quiet. Local parking is difficult so better to not have a car. Location is a 5 min walk to a Tesco Express & less than 15 mins walk to Earl's Court tube station where there's also an M&S nearby. After a long day the 3 flights of stairs to the apartment can seem a long way up, but were very comfortable here.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wish I could give more than 5 stars

  • 5 of 5

This flat is amazing: wonderful location, meticulously clean, loaded with conveniences (washer/dryer, dishwasher), and attractively decorated. The bedrooms, which face a pretty garden area, are dead quiet, and the beds are so, so comfortable. Caroline was great, too. She was very responsive to emails, met us at the flat to orient us, and provided detailed instructions and helpful information. We could not have picked a better place to stay in London.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Convenience and comfort

  • 4 of 5

This apartment was ideal for our family of four - a clean, decent sized, well located base for seeing London. Despite central location, we slept well with no noise at night as rooms are located at back. Bonuses were having information and maps provided, Caroline greeting us promptly on arrival, and a Nespresso which helped us wake up each day!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice to have met you all. Glad you enjoyed staying in my apartment. Welcome back anytime! (NB: Family from Australia.)
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Highly satisfied

  • 5 of 5

My family of six stayed in this flat for a week over our spring break. Caroline was quick to answer emails and helpful with questions. She was there to show us the flat upon our arrival and left detailed descriptions and expectations. The flat was close (short walk) to restaurants, small grocery stores and Earl's Court Tube station. We had a great time exploring London and this flat was a great home base. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A charming American family. I am very happy to hear your family enjoyed staying in my apartment. I thank you for looking after my apartment. Your family is welcome back again.
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Clean, nice and quite central

  • 5 of 5

First of all, those two quiet and very well equipped bedrooms provided us with excellent chance to "recharge" ourselves after a long day in the city. Beds are large and comfortable, lining and duvets are of high quality. The sitting room is big enough, and the fully equipped kitchen was fantastic. Especially for non pub-food-fans, the kitchen and the supermarkets nearby provide a very good basis for a culinary diversity. The pub on a nearby the street is a must-visit, they have the best craft-beers on tap in the neighborhood. Bus stations 328 and 14, as well as tube station Earl's Court, are within 10 minutes of walk, you can also choose to walk to the museums in South Kensington. Landlord is a careful and lovely Londoner. All in all, it was a very nice stay worth repeating.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was delighted to be able to accommodate this charming family from Germany. You are welcome back anytime!
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Nearest Airport
11.5 Miles
London Heathrow Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
The Troubadour
Nearest Ferry
65 Miles
Nearest Train
400 Metres
Earl's Court Tube or West Brompton Train Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
M4 Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Many! on Old Brompton Rd, Fulham Rd, Hollywood Rd
Nearest Beach
46 Miles
Brighton beach
Car: not necessary

Fantastic central London location in Zone 1, close to all public transportation networks: buses, underground, trains, bike hire & river boats. Easy reach of all tourist sights. Walking distance to shops & restaurants on Fulham Road & the King's Road, and the Kensington museums. All essentials are only 3 minutes walk away: supermarkets, restaurants, coffee shops, pubs, banks, take-away venues, dry-cleaners, florists, 24 hour pharmacy, beauty salons, hairdressers, wine bars, clubs, work-out gyms etc.

Very convenient for business travellers visiting Olympia Exhibition centre & medical professionals attending at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. Nearby overground train line offers easy access to tourist attractions outside of London (e.g. Windsor Castle or Hampton Court Palace) or north of London (e.g. Harry Potter Exhibition).

Heathrow Airport and the Eurostar Terminal are both direct on the Piccadilly Line to the nearest tube station. The nearby 'Easybus' stop provides a direct mini-bus service to Gatwick Airport.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Kensington, London

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
20 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
End of Winter Discount Price
1 Mar 2018 - 21 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Mar 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
10 Sep 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas/New Year
19 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
2019 Early Booking Discount
8 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Refundable damage deposit is always required, of at least £250.
Bed linens & towels are provided.
Rental price includes full use of apartment facilities & utilities: water, gas & electricity, free WiFi/internet & free telephone calls (for calls offered in current telephone line package only). Standard 'fair usage' policy applies.
For longer rentals periods, for example of 1 month, the refundable security deposit is a minimum of £500.
For long rental periods, for example of more than 1 month, the rental rate may be negotiable and then utility usage (water, gas & electricity) would be charged at cost.

I accept HomeAway accepted payment methods: bank transfer, sepa, swift, chaps, bacs & UK cheques.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.